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fr 27 my 16

Speed cameras today in Eye, Kenton, Melton and Woodbridge.

This web site now not closed 2:00-5:00pm for staff training ... Sandra threw a sickie.

Carl Hammond missing from Woodbridge was found safe yesterday afternoon.

th 26 my 16

Carl Hammond missing from WoodbridgePolice are concerned for the well being of 34 year old Carl Hammond missing from Woodbridge since Monday.

This web site will be closed tomorrow 2:00-5:00pm for staff training.

US air crew at Debach in 1944Sunday afternoon the Debach Airfield has an open day with military vehicles, 1940s music, the Eastern Angles and free admission to the museum and car parking.

we 25 my 16

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tu 24 my 16

A full field for the Framlingham Flyers' 5k this Friday so entries are closed.

Maxine Roper ran the London Marathon in memory of two lost friends including our chum Fish and has raised over £2,000 for the mental health charity Mind.  You can still donate (if only just) as today's your last chance.

We've collected past astonishers to their own page.

mo 23 my 16

Little Ludo The Skatorial Marvel and Kaufmann's Roller Skating Girls ... when you could make a living from roller skating.

If yours is a local event for local people then you won't need How to promote your event on nearthcoast.

sa 21 my 16

The EADT reveals worrying town council recruitment practises.

we 18 my 16

A to Z of Villages and Towns near the coastOur A to Z of ntc helps you find your town or village but unlike a satnav it also kills 99% of all known germs and doesn't have a patronising voice.

Anorak Alert 19:  On Radio 4 in Ed Reardon's Week Ed corrects a bossy woman for using disinterested when she should have used uninterested but shortly after lets her use of ironical pass.

get the digest FREEThe twice(ish) a month digest is emailing out to the 4,000 odd ntcers on the list ... click Jaques Tati to go on the list.

Friends of East Suffolk Performing ArtsOver the past seven years FESPA have awarded more than £38,000 of bursaries to near the coast acting, dancing, music and stage management students.  If you are hoping to start a performing arts course this autumn make an application.

tu 17 my 16

Police have arrested two men in connection with the fatal Bungay hit and run.

Framlingham in 2015 now has its own page.

mo 16 my 16

Le Vent du Nord♫ We got a bit excited about Québécoise band Le Vent du Nord being part of this year's Aldeburgh Proms because we actually made the effort a while back to see La Bottine Souriante at the Cambridge Folk Festival (they took forever to get set up and the dancer got on our nerves but worth the journey.)  Vent du Nord are more traditional (no brass section, no dancer) but look worth the effort.

Police have named the man who died after a hit and run in Bungay ... he was walking his dog who wasn't injured.

The village doesn't support you?  Promote your event on nearthecoast.

su 15 my 16

That's regrettable, the Woodbridge Motor Cycle Club are no longer holding grass track meetings.  A while since we've been but we liked the mud splattered starts and the curiosity that sidecars race clockwise and singles anti-clockwise.  Ah well there are other places to see grass track.

The 42 year old pedestrian seriously injured by a hit and run driver in Bungay Friday died yesterday evening.

sa 14 my 16

Oh dear, looks like the Brundish Crown is going to change hands.

fr 13 my 16Friday the 13th

PC TipsA techy one this time, if you have a server side script running on a Linux server and it's reporting errors which include ^M then a carriage return has crept in from the Windows world.  To fix it use the vi editor on the server to remove the ^M.  The trick is start the editor with the argument -b, this puts vi into binary mode and you can see the carriage return ^M.

In the early hours of this morning a pedestrian was seriously injured in Bungay by a fail to stop driver.

03:45pm: Police now think the fail to stop vehicle was a Nissan Qashqai.

th 12 my 16

Framlingham soapboxes in 2008Sunday Framlingham soapboxes return to tarmac and on the Market Hill.  There are three classes including 5-11 year olds ... assuming they can find aLongboarding at Hog Hill last year responsible adult to be with.

In a similar vein the following weekend The Crackling returns to Hog Hill (Redbridge Cycling Centre) for skateboard longboarding and slalom plus new to us a flatland freestyle slide.

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